Yellow-collared Scape Moth (Cisseps fulvicollis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Yellow-collared Scape Moth (Cisseps fulvicollis)

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A member of the tiger moth tribe.

Host plants: grasses, lichens, and spike-rushes (Eleocharis spp.). (SOURCE: http://bugguide.net/node/view/447)

Learn: http://pnwmoths.biol.wwu.edu/browse/family-erebidae/subfamily-arctiinae/tribe-arctiini/cisseps/cisseps-fulvicollis/

Shown on Florida Native Plant:  BLUE MISTFLOWER (Conoclinium coelestinum)

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